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Optimising Lease Negotiations Workshop Run 2
*Back by popular demand!*

In-Person Training Workshop
Location: LifeLong Learning Institute
Learn about the
Code of Conduct for
Leasing of Retail Premises

The Code of Conduct (CoC) for Leasing of Retail Premises provides guidelines which aimed at balancing the bargaining power between landlords and tenants, and introduces a dispute resolution framework to manage and resolve conflicts between landlords and tenants.

 

This workshop will not only discuss the specifics of the CoC, but also highlight the importance of this knowledge and its applicability to your business. Invited industry veterans will be sharing their leasing experience and provide valuable tips. The trainer will also provide you with effective negotiation skills and techniques that will come in handy when negotiating leases for your current and future business premises.

Key Takeaways

Better Interpret

the Code of Conduct and how it affects your business

 

Identify & Understand

the various channels available for negotiation & mediation

Equip & Employ

effective negotiation skills & techniques to secure fair leases

 

Apply & Evaluate

with Business Diagnostic Tools to achieve greater success

Who Should Attend?

– Professionals of the retail market (like you!) who wish to secure balanced lease.
– For companies seeking to upskill middle management team: Operation/Brand/Store Outlet managers

Meet the Trainer

Nicholas F Cheong

LLB, ACTA, CAL-E/T/O, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF, ICP-MKG, ICP-AHR

Nick holds a LLB (Hons) degree from NUS and is a qualified Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore and a Solicitor in England and Wales. He has over 25 years’ experience in civil and criminal litigation (from State Courts to Court of Appeal), dispute resolution and mediation. He has also worked as a pro bono lawyer under the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme and in High Court capital cases. He has advised on both Commercial and Residential Tenancy agreements.

Throughout his legal practice, he has negotiated on behalf of his clients with various government agencies (such as the Attorney General’s Chambers, Registrar of Societies, MTI, SLA, LTA, ACRA, CPF Board, IRAS, etc.) as well as other stakeholders.

He has volunteered on the board of an international non-profit organisation and in Management Committee for a local grassroots organization and various clubs and societies. Nick is committed to acting as a community mediator to resolve neighbourly disputes.

Nick is an Adjunct Lecturer in Legal Communication, Business Law, and the Advanced Diploma in Data Protection (SMU). He has led workshops in investigative interviewing, workplace misconduct and expert witness testimony.

Special Speakers for Run 2

Wong Cheong Wey, Logan

Founder & Managing Director,

Pure Senses Pte Ltd

Logan Wong is the founder and managing director of Pure Senses Pte Ltd, the brand owner of Purely and distributor of Yankee Candle, Votivo, Candle Warmers and Stephenson in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The company is headquartered in Singapore with wholly owned subsidiaries in Hong Kong and Malaysia.

He currently sits on Singapore Business Federation Fair Tenancy Industry Committee as well as the Business Environment & Cost Competitiveness committee.

Logan has lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Logan graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 1999.

Terence Yow

Chairperson,

Singapore Tenants United for Fairness

After 14 years of corporate MNC experience in Procter & Gamble, Terence founded and is Managing Director of the Enviably Me Group of Companies who is the exclusive distributor of the Melissa brand of fashion footwear in Singapore, Malaysia and India.

He is also the Chairman of Odyssey Dance Theatre, one of the leading local dance companies with over 20 years of history in promoting arts and culture in Singapore.

Programme Fees

Category Fees
Full Programme Fee $1,605 (inclusive of GST)
Singapore Citizen/Singapore PR (SPR) (70% funding) $481.50 (inclusive of GST)
Singapore Citizen 40 years & above1 (90% funding) $181.50 (inclusive of GST)
Singapore Citizen/SPR sponsored by SMEs2 (90% funding) $181.50 (inclusive of GST)
1Fee is under the Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy
2Fee is under the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

Eligibility Criteria:

The company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore, and it must also meet the following criteria:

– The applicant is enrolling in the course for the first time.
– The applicant must be employed or otherwise have the intention to be employed within the lifestyle sector.
– The applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all assessments.
– If the applicant is a company-sponsored candidate, the payment must be made through corporate channels. (e.g., Corporate GIRO, PayNow, Corporate Credit Card).

Workshop will be held at

Lifelong Learning Institute
11 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601